Diabetic People Should Get Vaccinated Says Experts

DIABETES specialist and Health and Child Care Deputy Minister, Dr John Mangwiro has urged people with the diabetic condition to embrace vaccination so as to prevent COVID-19 infection as well as avoid critical illness and even death. By Patricia Mashiri His call comes as a response to growing concerns by people with diabetes and other chronic ailments on whether they should take up vaccination or not. In an interview with HealthTimes, Dr Mangwiro said people with diabetes can be vaccinated just as should any other persons with chronic diseases such…

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Maisha Health In Diabetes Awareness Campaign

MAISHA Health is offering free blood glucose measurements at selected sites across the country as part of World Diabetes Month commemorations. The Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe health tech unit said the awareness campaign was aimed at detecting early signs of diabetes. HealthTimes Reporter The chronic disease, which affects about 1,4 million people in the country, is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation. Mr Maurice Newa, a senior Cassava Executive, said Maisha Health has invested in modern technology to combat the rising prevalence of…

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